Hardware Engineer (f/m/d) HVDC Control & Protection

About the Role

Location
Germany
Bayern
Erlangen
Organization
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Grid Solutions
Full / Part time
Full-time
Experience Level
Mid-level Professional
A Snapshot of Your Day 

In our HVDC Hardware Engineering team, we are designing, implementing and verifying the hardware for innovative HVDC applications using lean and agile methods. Our diverse and multinational teams are working closely together with project management, system and equipment engineering as well as with end customers to provide customized solutions based on the latest innovations in HVDC technology.

How You’ll Make an Impact 
  • Collaboration with Sub Project Manager and Project Engineers, as well as Plant Infrastructure teams
  • Analysis of the customer specification with focus on the technical requirements on the hardware in view of the variations from our standard
  • Responsible for cost calculation,  incl. identification of risks as well as preparation of necessary bidding documents
  • Preparation of hardware designs for control & protection panels for high voltage DC transmission (HVDC) systems
  • Control of workshops during panel manufacturing process and acceptance tests including occasional business trips
  • Driving design related topics from early hardware concepts development until manufacturing and customer acceptance
  • Continuous risk and opportunity management, contract and claim management as well as resource management together with Sub Project Manager
  • Ensuring the delivery of a functional hardware which complies with contractual requirements to the customer
What You Bring
  • University degree in Electrical Engineering with focus on Power Engineering or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience, ideally in HVDC technology
  • Good knowledge in hardware engineering for control & protection panels for high voltage substations or energy generation or transmission plants
  • Good CAE knowledge, ideally with the tool Engineering Base
  • Ability to actively drive topics and resolve issues as well as solid stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and German
About the Team

Our Grid Technology division enables a reliable, sustainable, and digital grid. The power grid is the backbone of the energy transition. Siemens Energy offers a leading portfolio and solutions in HVDC transmission, grid stabilization and storage, high voltage switchgears and transformers, and digital grid technology. 

Check out this video to learn more about our Grid Technologies business https://www.siemens-energy.com/global/en/offerings/power-transmission.html

Who is Siemens Energy? 

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment. 

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation. 

Our Commitment to Diversity 

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences. 

Rewards/Benefits 
  • Contributing to the energy transition in a highly motivated and international project team
  • Open feedback and failure culture
  • Collaborating with a wide variety of customers, such as developers or transmission system operators, in different countries
We value equal opportunities and welcome applications from people with disabilities.

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